Dec 16, 2019

Infant Nutrition Tech

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA

Job Description

The Infant Nutrition Technician functions as an integral member of the Neonatal ICU team by preparing, labeling, and storing expressed breast milk and formula, and other infant nutrition-related duties. Prepares infant feeds using aseptic technique while being nutritionally precise. Helps to maintain the Milk Preparation Room equipment and supplies related to providing nutrition to infants. Maintains an environment which consistently meets all safety, infection control and quality standards. Works under the direction of a RN and Nurse Manager.

We currently have an opening for an Infant Nutrition Technician on our Neonatal ICU. This is a part time position working Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 9:30am to 6pm.

Responsibilities

**Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and/or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Performs duties in the Milk Prep Room, such as storage, preparation, packaging, and delivering of expressed breast milk and formulas for individual patients. Ensures that the Milk Prep Room work environment is clean and tidy, and without clutter. Reviews orders for infant nutrition and clarifies with staff as necessary. Calculates ordered feed volumes and additives for infant feeds accurately. Helps with education for home-caregivers on infant nutrition preparation, prior to patient discharge.

Qualifications

REQURED:

  • BLS Certification required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must pass a written math calculation test
  • Candidate should be a team player who likes to work on a computer, has a good work ethic and excellent communication skills.

PREFERRED:

  • Education ~ working towards an Associate‚Äôs Degree or greater in nutrition or related field (preferred)